Travel + Leisure Features Lynn University Aeronautics Dean to Discuss Frost on Airplanes

plane on icy runway

Travel + Leisure recently spoke with David Cohen, Dean of the College of Aeronautics at Lynn University, for an article on the dangers of frost to planes.

Drawing on he’s years of experience in the Air Force and as a commercial pilot, Cohen explained that frost can significantly reduce lift and increase drag, compromising aircraft performance.

He emphasized the importance of deicing procedures to ensure safe takeoff. The article also reassures passengers that airlines prioritize their safety, even if it means delays due to necessary deicing.

For more information, read the full article from Travel + Leisure here.


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